SQL Source Control

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  1. "Referenced objects are conflicted" message dialog should be scrollable or resizable

    The list of conflicted objects can become so long that the message dialog becomes taller than the screen height. Since the dialog also lacks a scrollbar and cannot be resized, this makes it impossible to click Yes or No when prompted.

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    • Include sys.message custom messages in static data

      The deprecated RAISERROR, and newer THROW T-SQL instructions can use custom (user-defined) messages written into the sys.messages table using sp_addmessage.
      Since these are part of the "source" of a database in SQL Server, and should be syncronised across developers and implemented in production, it would be nice if the custom messages saved in this table can also be added to the static data in a repository.

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        0 comments  ·  Static Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Option to disable object locking from the GUI

        We have found that Source Control object locking can cause severe lag and even instability in SSMS for distant servers. The additional lag affects the SSMS Object Explorer contextual dialogs (right-click). Often the dialog will timeout and fail to render or multiple tries. Although we are able to disable object locking via the RedGate_SQLSourceControl_Engine_EngineOptions.xml file it would be much nicer to have control from the GUI. This could be in the form of a global on/off switch, or could even add functionality to blacklist certain servers. Alternatively, you could build in some kind of functionality to detect servers with high-latency…

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        • Source Control Migration Scripts - Ability to add before or after main block

          Presently a standalone migration script runs before the main block. This seems odd as the point is to migrate data and for that you need schema to be in place.

          I would like to be able to add standalone migration scripts to the end of the main block.

          We ship databases with some data populated. (This is not simple static data that can be managed using linked tables). We ship for example some out the box entities such as Roles, A base User, a base Organization etc. They have circular references so to insert we have to turn off table…

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            0 comments  ·  Static Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add support for Azure Data Studio (formerly SQL Operations Studio)

            Azure Data Studio (formerly SQL Operations Studio) is the open source successor to SSMS kind of like VS Code is the open source successor to Visual Studio.

            Please create an extension for SQL Source Control to work with Azure Data Studio.

            https://github.com/Microsoft/sqlopsstudio

            https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/sql-operations-studio/download

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            • Option to skip migration scripts on a get latest

              If a migration script has already been run (to rename a table), we don't need to run it again. SQL Source Control is frequently crashing trying to deploy migration scripts and we don't have a way to skip them.

              Can we have a option to skip a migration script when getting latest?

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              • migration scripts

                When re-linking databases to source control, there is a warning message about loosing all uncommitted migration scripts, with only a OK/Cancel option. It's seems there should be an option for 'take me to the commit page' so that I can commit those scripts, then re-link.

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                • Allow SQL Source Control to visualize static data potentially hidden by Row-Level Security

                  While comparing static data in SQL Compare, there might occur a "red herring" issue where SQL Source Control cannot see filtered table-data due to being read by a user unprivileged for Row-Level Security. Since SQL Source Control cannot see the table-data, it will then suggest to either

                  a) Fetch all table-data from the linked repository (causing all kinds of PK- and other constraint issues)
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                  b) Commit the deletion of all table-data to the linked repository

                  We don't want to do either of these actions. Although bypassing Row-Level Security for an unprivileged user isn't possible, it is still possible for…

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                    0 comments  ·  Static Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow selection of which SSMS instances to install SQL Source Control

                    Given the size of our databases, SQL Source Control is VERY slow, frequently locking up SSMS for a minute or more.

                    As a result I'd like to (say) use SSMS 2014 for SQL Source Control, leaving SSMS 2017 free to work with.

                    Could we please have the option of choosing which SSMS instances to install it against?

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                    • Refresh SQLPrompt after get latest

                      After running get latest refresh intellisense and sql prompt cache.

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                      • Create a migration script from changesets

                        This option is available in version 3. I can see that it is not available in version 5.

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                        • Add a "Check Static Data" now button to the "Get Latest" tab when auto-check of static data is unselected

                          We have a rather large schema with numerous static data linked...
                          When I turn off the automatic check of static data, the Get Latest and commit refresh operations take only seconds!! (Awesome!)
                          When i turn ON auto check of static data, it takes almost a minute (yawn!).

                          It would be really great if I could have the best of both worlds... Do not automatically check static data, but manually check it as I see fit with a separate button on the GetLatest tab that says "check static data now" or something.

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                            0 comments  ·  Static Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Keep Static Data Stored in PK Order

                            When storing the data items in files, it would be good to keep everything in PK order so that changes are easier to spot. Historical order is less important when working with static data.

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                            • I am looking for the report to track who has made the changes and not checked in.

                              Hi,

                              I need to know who all has not checked in/committed the code the code.

                              As we have so many databases to work on and its very hard to see one by one

                              Thanks,
                              Vijay

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                              • Stop forcing acceptance of Database Comparison options in Get Latest tab

                                Long time user of Redgate Source Control and a really annoying feature is when I'm on the Get Latest tab and there is a change to the Database Comparison options in source control. I can only select the Database Options changes to Get Latest. I cannot opt to get any of the other objects until I 'get' the database options from source control. This is not what is needed. The choice of whether I get the database options should be down to me and I shouldn't be forced to do it. Please make it the same as all other objects…

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                                • Add the ability to use windows certificate store to avoid error "A certificate is required o complete client authentication"

                                  Bitbucket allow to use Selfsigned certificate but you need to add on the server trusted store. With the Bitbucket version 5.3.1 the Source control when push is throwing an error "failed to send request: A certificate is required o complete client authentication". and souce control doesn't have the ability to use trusted store.

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                                  • The ability to generate a list of objects to commit in Commit tab as well as in 'Get latest' tab.

                                    If the list of objects to commit run over a page to several pages, it can be difficult to confirm exactly what I'm committing. I like the ability to generate a report list to show all objects as well as selected objects in the Commit tab. It would be nice to have same ability for 'Get latest' objects as well.

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                                    • Newly added objects no longer have a blue ball beside it in the object explorer unless I do a refresh from the SQL Source Control tab.

                                      Connecting to a Subversion repository SQL Source Control used to refresh the Object Explorer and show newly added items at the bottom of the list with a blue ball next to it. Since the last version update, I have to manually refresh the Object Explorer to get the newly added item to show up and there is no blue ball next to it unless open SQL Source Control and hit refresh there.

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                                      • command line to view all uncommited changes so that we can email a report of all uncommited chnages

                                        It will be helpful to see or email a report of all uncommited changes by a developer so that we can take actions accordingly

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                                        • Link to Git does not allow text entry on 2nd DB

                                          When linking a 2nd (and all subsequent) database to Git - the text entry for the folder is locked (cannot type into it)

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